Resources

Whether you are a student, business owner, homeowner, etc. To learn more about climate change, climate, resilience and sustainability follow the links:

Climate Science and Education

Climate 101 with Bill Nye (YouTube) – A short film on the basics of climate change

 

 

Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) – CLEAN manages a large collection of climate and energy science educational resources and supports a community of professionals committed to improving climate and energy literacy. The website contains a collection of 650+ free, ready-to-use resources rigorously reviewed by educators and scientists that are suitable for secondary through higher education classrooms.

NASA Climate Kids – Brings the exciting science of climate change and sustainability to life, providing clear explanations for the big questions in climate science. Targeting upper elementary-aged children, the website includes interactive games, hands-on activities, and engaging articles that make climate science accessible and fun.

NASA Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet – Accurate and timely news and information about Earth's changing climate, along with current data and visualizations, presented from the unique perspective of NASA

NOAA Climate.gov Teaching Climate – A compilation of reviewed resources for teaching about climate change and energy, including visuals, videos, demos, experiments, interactive tools, and professional development opportunities.

Skeptical Science  – The goal of Skeptical Science is to explain what peer reviewed science has to say about global warming. When you peruse the many arguments of global warming skeptics, a pattern emerges. This website presents the broader picture by explaining the peer reviewed scientific literature.

A Student Guide to Rising Sea Levels – Student and educator resources on climate change and energy including a student calculator to determine carbon footprint.

U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Multimedia Gallery  – A gallery featuring graphics from USGCRP reports, including the Third National Climate Assessment, the "Our Changing Planet" annual report series, and others. Graphics in the gallery credited to USGCRP or another Federal entity are free to use with credit given to the original.

USGCRP Resources for Educators – A compilation of climate change resources such as the National Climate Assessment, Climate Literacy Framework, Wildlife & Wildlands Toolkit, and climate change education videos from the National Park Service.

Sustainability Resources and Education

Composting information from the EPA and the Solid Waste Authority – The basics, benefits and how to's of composting at home.

Energy Conservation  – Learn about the importance of saving water, what you can do, and resources on greenhouse gas emissions and energy sources.

EPA Sustainability – Sustainability is a priority interest for many organizations, and this is especially true at EPA. Learn more about what EPA is doing and what you can do. On the website find sustainability resources, a green infrastructure wizard, a materials management wizard, and more.

Florida-Friendly Landscaping  – Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) means using low-maintenance plants and environmentally sustainable practices. Learn how you can have a beautiful landscape that could save you time, energy, water, and money while protecting our future.

Florida Yards & Neighborhoods (FYN) Homeowner Program - The Florida Yards & Neighborhoods Homeowner program educates homeowners about how to design, install, and maintain healthy landscapes that use a minimum of water, fertilizer, and pesticides. The result? Low-cost, low-maintenance, attractive landscapes that add value to your community and reduce the chance of polluting the water supply.

Recycling – Educational source on the Solid Waste Authority's operations, how to recycle at home and at work, and tips on how to prevent waste.

Water Conservation – Learn about the importance of saving water, what you can do and calculate your water footprint.